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Finlay's Fish BBQ

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Seafood, Barbecue, Australian
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24 Magee Crescent, Kalbarri, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 6536, Australia
+61 8 9937 1260
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Bunbury, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great fun sitting around the blazing campfire at dusk, knocking back our own wine, meeting a great range of travellers, and munching on seafood. Lots of pluses... . OK, it's rustic. You get the same kind of vibe from seaside shanties and shacks all along our west coast. The seafood is great. It ain't cheap, but you're not being hit... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the same without Findlay!!! Quality and general ambience has slipped mighty. No more "Damper Bell". Anyway...........some times its like that!

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Thank Paul N
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Gary has not been involved for many years, Quality is better than ever, nothing wrong with the atmosphere just the occasional uneducated over opinionated person like you.....But some times it's like that. We pride our selves in doing justice to an icon at least you could do is spell it right. More 

Perth
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Finlay's for dinner on two recommendations. Advertised as BBQ seafood. Menu on a blackboard with very few choices. We ordered a small serve of salt and pepper squid, squid rings and a normal serve of pink snapper. Meal cost $70. when our number was eventually called out the meal was nearly cold. The squid was... More 

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Thank woous
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time to shoot your mouth off on line...Shame you didn't have the time to approach me with your problems. If you had a genuine issue I would love to have been able to have seen for my self. We advertise BBQ fresh local fish, Which is what we are all about. As well as our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a supernice evening having lovely dinner with two friends, it was raining but we were sitting by a nice, warm fire and had the best service all night by the cool staff! Cheap, good dishes and a very good salad bar! Also it is a very interesting place to look around with something to see everywhere! When in Kalbarri... More 

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Thank Roos v
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Thanx so much. I believe we offer something for every one in a rustic back yard bbq setting with great produce. Something different and genuine. More 

Dalyellup
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it what a great family meal out and lots a old stuff to look at .warm fires going and beautiful freshly cooked meals at reasonable prices ,we enjoyed it a lot we were away for 2 weeks and this was the best meal we had .

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Thank Lyn M
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Thanx Hope to see you again. More 

Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic old Aussie shack with lots of slogans and objects showing the owner's sense of humour. A big open fire blazing in the yard with tables round it. The prawns & crayfish were fresh & delicious with p!entry of lovely salad. It's a BYO place

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Thank SJR126
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Thanx heaps. Glad you enjoyed..We strive hard to keep an icon alive. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard so much about this place, and it certainly lived up to our expectations!! It is an honest, casual, family friendly and fun dining experience that feels more like going to a friends house for a BBQ. It just so happens you give them some money for the food. BYO drinks (no corkage charged). The fish is super... More 

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Thank Simon B
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

You got it !!!! A great honest genuine setting, but it only works if you get it. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little place. Outdoorsy, but covered. A little pricy for the what it is but the food is fantastic. Especially the Fried Fish Wings and Chips. Next to look forward to is the Fish Wings Curry; which will be introduced later and which is a must to taste. I was given a tasting of this and definitely found it good.... More 

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Thank Angelene K
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Thanx, yes we could be cheaper but we would have to use a cheaper product...Nah we will keep doing what we are doing. Thanx.. More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has changed hands. It used to be quirky and fun. Now it is just another restaurant but all outdoors but mostly under shelter. Too expensive for an old facility.

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Thank Ted J
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Age of the building and its town history ads character, Price of meals is based on produce costs not the building age. For any one to visit our establishment and say it is now just like any other restaurant, I must ask if you have actually been, or maybe had a large bump to your head lately??? More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must when in Kalbarri nice service and nice food at a good price owners are very friendly nice fire pit got the cold nights. Nice atmosphere . We will be back on way home we had whole fish all local and fresh they way it should be.

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Thank Jeffrey S
Wayne G, Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Best wait service around, Every body waits.. Cool thanx heaps....A lot of work to put fresh in house processed fresh local fish out at a reasonable price. In rustic relaxed setting. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $73
Cuisine
Seafood, Barbecue, Australian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Magee Crescent, Kalbarri, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 6536, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Kalbarri National Park  >  Kalbarri
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9937 1260
Description
Rustic setting with quality food with no bells and whistles, Honest food for Honest people.

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